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We are welcoming the new year with two new partners

We have the pleasure of starting off the new year with two new partners on board. Maria B. Tanemsmo becomes partner in our M&A department, where she has been working since 2016. Marianne Raa Bjaaland have held the position as head of Usbl law office, and will now become an important resource in our real estate department.

Marianne Raa Bjaaland

For the past 11 years Raa Bjaaland has held the position as head of the law office at the co-operative building society Usbl. In addition to this, she has more than 12 years of experience as a lawyer with OBOS, adviser to the county governor and as a senior adviser in the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. 

Marianne has extensive experience with structuring properties, development agreements, sectioning, use of the housing cooperative model, construction rights and issues related to the management of ownership and operations. She also has good knowledge of general housing and rent law, planning and building law and real estate law. She has extensive experience from public and private enterprises. She also has thorough knowledge of work with legislative audits and information dissemination.

- We are very pleased to welcome Marianne and her long experience with strategic and long-term approaches to complex projects, development agreements and construction rights. She is an important part of our efforts in this area, says partner and head of the real estate department, Thomas Øslebø.

Maria B. Tanemsmo

Maria has been an important part of our highly active M&A team since 20016. During these years she has gained extensive experience with transactions in various sectors, such as technology, aquaculture, shipping, renewable energy and real estate. 

- The activity within our M&A team in Trondheim have been remarkable in recent years. We are delighted to see Maria taking a step into partnership, and this is also in line with our ambitions to further develop our transaction and restructuring activity, says André Michaelsen, head of Arntzen de Besche’s Trondheim office.